caramel
banana
spicy
tobacco
leather
mango
sweet
lime
ginger
Spiral Afrohead XO Rum
Afrohead
XO
Tasting Notes
Appearance / Color 
Dark Mahogany

Nose / Aroma / Smell 
Mango, tobacco, spice, and leather

Flavor / Taste / Palate 
Crisp with sweet banana and rich toffee, but plenty of heat

Finish 
Very long, spiced toffee and espresso
Price:
$54.99
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More than just a pretty bottle. 

Joe Farrell owns The Landing Guest House on Harbor Island, Bahamas. He started having a private label wine made for his little business with a modern designed logo of a beautiful Bahamian woman’s face and detailed headdress. In 2008 he started bottling his own Rum blend to serve his guests as well. Soon, guest house visitors were requesting shipments of “that Rum with the Afro Head” to be shipped back home. Thus, a new business venture was born. It is available in both 7 and 15 year versions.

Afrohead XO 15 Year Old Premium Aged Dark Rum is based on cane molasses from the Dominican Republic and is fermented with a unique strain of yeast that is only used in Trinidad. It’s this yeast that lends a “toffee & banana” essence and we think that’s a pretty tasty thing indeed. Distillation is performed to taste — as it should be — up to 5 times. Most Rums are only distilled 2 or 3 times. Ageing takes place in first fill ex-Bourbon casks. It’s no wonder all those hotel guests were clamoring for more.

  • Style
    Dark Rum
  • Region
    Dominican Republic
  • Country
    Dominican Republic
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
    Harbour Island Rum Company
  • Bottler
    Harbour Island Rum Company

Afrohead

XO

(0.75l, 43%)


8/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Afrohead XO Rum
David
David,
This rum is for the smooth in you I enjoyed this with a nice cigar and some jazz music in the background. It’s not overly sweet but has just the right amount of kick at the end. I will be buying more.
Louise
Louise,
Smooth
William
William,
Great long finish with a bit of a cognac taste. This rum doesn't linger either. Well done.
Anthony
Anthony,
Not as heavy as expected, but hints of very complex flavors. Would not hesitate to mix. Will try again after a little time.
Annie
Annie,
Beautiful robust flavor with mossy oak/peat undertones.. Sweet & heady upfront with caramel/toffee undertones & a Very smokey finish. Very good, but I Prefer the Afrohead 7 year personally. Think the aged flavor here is a bit too much. Like Laphroaig, (one of my hubby's favorites) kind of a kick in the teeth.
Jon
Jon,
Warm it up then add cherry juice
Michael
Michael,
My wife and I absolutely love this Rum, it is amazingly smooth without that super strong after taste that leaves you wanting a chaser!!
Richard
Richard,
Was not impressed. Thought it had a strange taste and left a lingering after taste
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